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Family Stress & Parenting Support

When a child is struggling with a mental health problem, the whole family is affected. Some of these programs can provide you with the most effective tools to help your child succeed.

We Can Help

Not sure about what your child is experiencing? Give us a call: 305-348-0477.

Programs & Services

  • Individual Treatment - Tailored treatment that meets your child or your family’s needs. Call 305-348-0477 or email ccf@fiu.edu for more information.
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) - Program for young children with behavioral and emotional disorders that places emphasis on improving the quality of the parent-child relationship and changing parent-child interaction patterns. For more information, call 305-348-6679.
  • Parenting Strategies Group - Weekly parenting classes where children participate in social skills groups while parents work together to learn behavior management techniques and solve problems. This program helps parents promote positive changes in their children’s home and school behavior. Sessions in Spanish are also available (ages 5-11). For more information, call 305-348-0477.
  • Saturday Treatment Program - Program that provides interactive skill-based support for parents of children with behavior problems between the ages of 5 and 11. Caregivers learn effective techniques to get rid of their child’s negative behaviors and promote positive changes at school and the home. At the same time, children learn to develop social skills that promote positive peer relationships by participating in classroom and recreational sport activities. For more information, call 305-348-0477.

 

Some of these programs and services may offer research opportunities to help us advance the way we treat child mental health problems. You can choose not to participate in the research opportunities.